Heinrich H. Bülthoff The department is concerned with the fundamental processes of human perception. The primary focus is how the information from different sense organs is integrated to create a consistent representation of the “world in our heads”.
Bernhard Schölkopf Now at the MPI for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen Campus The problems studied in the department can be subsumed under the heading of empirical inference. This term refers to inference performed on the basis of empirical data.
Kuno Kirschfeld The main research interests of the department were the primary processes and photo transduction in the photoreceptors of insects, physiological optics, visual pigments and the ion regulation in the nervous system.